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Saturday, March 6, 2021

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VIPA Director Carlton Dowe in 2016 file photo)

COVID-19 Relief Program Gives VIPA $3.8M for Airports

To distribute these funds, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has established the Airport Coronavirus Response Grant Program.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Relocates to New Cruz Bay Building

Customs and Border Protection resumes its operations at the site that formally housed the building that was destroyed by the 2017 hurricanes Irma and Maria.

St. Thomas Records Bureau Resumes Acceptance of Credit Cards

The Virgin Islands Police Department advises the general public that the Central Records Bureau credit/debit card machines are now operable.
Stacey Plaskett addresses a town hall meeting Saturday at UVI on St. Croix.

Plaskett, House Democrats Deliver Bold Relief to America, Including $584M to USVI

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R.1319).

NGA Community Renewal Task Force Appoints Bryan as Co-Chair

Governor Bryan, who will co-chair the task force with Missouri Governor Mike Parson, is the first governor from the U.S. Virgin Islands to co-chair an NGA task force.

This Week’s Senate Calendar – March 1-5

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

Waste Management to Close Great Cruz Bay Bin Site

Area residents are encouraged to dispose of their household trash at the Pine Peace bin location.

Caribbean Genealogy Library to Present Three March Virtual Events

All three events are virtual on Zoom, and they require registration. Read about them here and use the links provided to register. They are scheduled for March 6. 13 and 27.
Government House in Christiansted. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

Office of Lieutenant Governor in Government House to Close Early Temporarily

The office will keep the public informed on this matter, including when regular business hours will resume for all Government House, Christiansted, locations.

VIPA Updates Public Regarding Data Security Incident

On Jan. 29, VIPA experienced a security incident involving unauthorized access to its network.